The frantic search for a missing eight-year-old girl and a man continues at the canal in Belgravia Estate in Athlone on Friday. There’s a sense of anxiety as community members help in the search for the two. The girl had been playing with friends on the bank of the ‘vlei’[…]
Former Anglican reverend June Dolley-Major has ended her week long hunger strike for now, but will not be deterred in her pursuit of justice. The ordained minister staged a hunger strike to draw attention to her alleged rape by a priest in Grahamstown in 2002, after accusing the church of[…]
Candles lit up the night in Bonteheuwel, where about 50 people gathered for a memorial on Thursday for a father and son shot and killed while walking from a nearby shop. Mogamat Johnson, 31, was shot dead in Bonteheuwel Avenue on Wednesday night. His son, Zhario, 2, was hit and[…]
The fired US police officer who knelt on George Floyd’s neck will face a more serious murder charge, and three other sacked officers will be charged as aiding and abetting in the death of the 46-year-old unarmed Black man that triggered eight days of nationwide protests, court documents and prosecutors[…]
A two-year-old boy shot in Bonteheuwel died of his injuries after his father passed away on Wednesday night. Zhario and his father Mogamat Johnson were shot in a drive-by shooting on the corner of Tolbos and Bonteheuwel avenue, suspected to be gang-related. Western Cape police spokesperson Captain FC van Wyk[…]
Two white men – a father and son – have been arrested and charged with murder in the US state of Georgia over the killing of Ahmaud Arbery, a Black man who was shot dead while he was out for a run in February. The charges came days after a[…]
Brazen robbers, in possession of cigarettes and cash worth tens of thousands, were arrested after a thwarted getaway in the Cape Town city centre on Thursday. According to the Cape Town Central City Improvement District (CCID), the robbers had held up a convenience store. “The robbery happened in broad daylight[…]
The Jamiatul Ulama in South Africa (JUSA) has expressed its disdain at the conduct of police officers who raided a place of worship and arrested 17 Muslim congregants at a prayer room in Pretoria West on Friday. In a video that has been widely circulated, members of SAPS shouted at[…]
WARNING: The video contains profane language According to reports, 17 people have been arrested in Pretoria West after they were allegedly found praying in congregation at what appears to be a mosque. The video has gone viral on social media and shows police entering the place of worship, breaking up[…]
A police officer in the Western Cape has tested positive for Covid-19, says national police spokesperson Brigadier Vishnu Naidoo. “I can confirm that a warrant officer at the Athlone police station in the Western Cape has tested positive for Covid-19. This is the first police officer in the province to[…]
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